News
News Home
Quick Bites
Exploradio
News Archive
News Channel
Special Features
NPR
nowplaying
On AirNewsClassical
Loading...
  
School Closings
WKSU Support
Funding for WKSU is made possible in part through support from the following businesses and organizations.

The Holden Arboretum

Don Drumm Studios

Meaden & Moore


For more information on how your company or organization can support WKSU, download the WKSU Media Kit.

(WKSU Media Kit PDF icon )


Donate Your Vehicle to WKSU

Programs Schedule Make A Pledge Member BenefitsFAQ/HelpContact Us
Politics


And then there were two: What's next for Cleveland and the GOP convention?
Tech team arrives next week as Dallas and Cleveland vie for the 2016 convention
by WKSU's KEVIN NIEDERMIER


Reporter
Kevin Niedermier
 
Terry Egger is one of chairmen of Cleveland's host committee.
Courtesy of Plain Dealer
Download (WKSU Only)
In The Region:

Cleveland and Dallas are the finalists to host the 2016 Republican National Convention. The RNC announced the decision this afternoon. Denver and Kansas City were eliminated.

The eventual winner is expected to see about 50,000 visitors and reap millions of dollars. Cleveland Host Committee Chairman Terry Egger credits the public-private partnerships and bi-partisan efforts for Cleveland getting to this point.

The RNC has made two exploratory visits Cleveland, and Egger says the inspections are not over yet.

LISTEN: Egger on the next step

Other options:
Windows Media / MP3 Download (0:17)


“There will be a small tech team visiting our city again next week, we look forward to that. We think there that it’s just a matter of them having questions about the two fine cities that are the finalists and us going back and forth in terms of being able to accommodate.”

The RNC is expected to announce its decision in August.

Cleveland also found out today it’s among six cities the Democrats are considering for their 2016 convention. So is Columbus.

If Cleveland gets the Republican convention, it will drop out of the DNC competition.   

Add Your Comment
Name:

Location:

E-mail: (not published, only used to contact you about your comment)


Comments:




 
Page Options

Print this page

E-Mail this page / Send mp3

Share on Facebook




Stories with Recent Comments

Seven minutes changed everything, but what changed Ashford Thompson?
He shot the guy four times in the head. I have never been that drunk or mad, and I have been through it. Shoot a guy once is bad, maybe a mistake, shoot a guy f...

First cricket farm in the U.S. opens in Youngstown
I am interested in cricket flour to replace soy flour in a low carbohydrate diet. As soon as you have cricket flour available for the average person, please le...

New process starts digesting sludge in Wooster
Awesome! When do our sewage rates decrease accordingly?

Akron's Chapel Hill Mall in foreclosure
Not a surprise. Between the shoplifting, gangs and violence that goes on up there it is no wonder that no one feels safe to shop at Chapel Hill. They have sca...

Ohio launches investigation into at least one Concept charter school
I worked at Noble Academy Cleveland as admin assistant and enrolment coordinator for 6 years, I know this is so valid and true and can provide staff names and p...

Crisis looms in filling aviation industry jobs in Ohio and the nation
I listened to this story yesterday morning on the radio and just want to add this comment. My son went to school to train as an air traffic controller, and gra...

Cuyahoga Valley National Park considers fire to fight invasives
I'm for the controlled burn. There are not enough people (myself included) who volunteer for the removal of invasive plant species. Therefore, another solution ...

Remembering Cleveland music impresario Hank LoConti
The picture here is not the original Agora. It is the old WHK studios where the Agora moved into.

Copyright © 2014 WKSU Public Radio, All Rights Reserved.

 
In Partnership With:

NPR PRI Kent State University

listen in windows media format listen in realplayer format Car Talk Hosts: Tom & Ray Magliozzi Fresh Air Host: Terry Gross A Service of Kent State University 89.7 WKSU | NPR.Classical.Other smart stuff. NPR Senior Correspondent: Noah Adams Living on Earth Host: Steve Curwood 89.7 WKSU | NPR.Classical.Other smart stuff. A Service of Kent State University